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Franco's Ristorante Italian

824 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2218
+1 937-222-0204
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“spaghetti” (10 reviews)
“italian food” (7 reviews)
££ - £££
824 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2218
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Our friends made a reservation for nine people for 5:30 on a Saturday night. We were greeted promptly and drink orders were taken and delivered. We then ordered our meals. Our food was delivered to our table at 7:15 p.m. We had to eat quite...More

Thank golfers533
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Stopped for supper during the week and were seated immediately. The people at the bar were having a very good time and their noise was very loud in the dining room. We started with Ravioli Espanol (Raviolis stuffed with jalapeno peppers and ricotta cheese) for...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful Italian restaurant in downtown. A little on the pricey side but huge portions and was able to split meals which helped with the prices for a family. Wonderful cannoli and highly recommend trying.

Thank Kyadventurer547
Reviewed 3 March 2018

After reading through a few reviews, I have decided that we who are very happy with what we get have a tendency to bask in our comfort and assume others will speak up! so, I say: speak up Dayton! We have been Franco's Friends for...More

1  Thank 956chantalw
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

...and glad that we did! Hubby and I were in town to tour the museums and Franco's was recommended by one of the docents. I ordered the evening special "cabbage rolls" and my spouse ordered the spaghetti. Both dinners were terrific. The appetizers were ok...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Our monthly dinner was held here. The service was better than expected as more people than expected showed up. The area where we were seated was cold. Most people kept their coats close if not on. I was not impressed with the portion size which...More

Thank gretchen h
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We love the food at this landmark restaurant but unfortunately the issue is with the workers. We went there for our favorite pasta and were told a 15-20 minute wait as we were told there were 4 to 5 ahead of us. T We waited...More

Thank Isaac F
Reviewed 25 July 2017

My wife and I ate dinner here with friends. We were seated promptly and the server was very friendly. She answered all of our questions about meals on the menu. Everyone at our table was extremely satisfied with their meal choices. The food was served...More

Thank JerryOXeniaOhio
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Awful food. Not all the place it used to be. Not fresh, not homemade, over priced, and terrible service. Food came out still frozen at parts. I can microwave a frozen Italian dinner better then they can. STAY AWAY!!

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I call this the best Italian in Dayton! Its an older facility but well kept. The service is a little slower than what you get a Olive Garden, but so what, enjoy some wine and time with good friends. I had the eggplant with marinara...More

Thank Susan955
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 824 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2218
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-222-0204
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